FAI Continental Tyres Women’s Senior Cup 2014, Quarter Final Results
UCD Waves FC 9-0 Lifford Ladies FC
Douglas Hall LFC 1-5 Castlebar Celtic
Galway WFC 1-3 Raheny United FC
Peamount United FC 0-3 Wexford Youths Women’s FC
A Katie McCabe double and a first half Rebecca Creagh strike saw holders Raheny United progress to a third FAI Continental Tyres Women’s Senior Cup semi-final in a row. Creagh gave the defending champions the lead at over Galway WFC with a deft strike after 34 minutes at Eamon Deacy Park. Marie Curtin’s late penalty wasn’t enough for Galway, as Katie McCabe’s second half double see’s the 2012 and 2013 champion’s progress to the semi–final.
Meanwhile, Wexford Youth’s caused a surprise as they dumped 2011 winners Peamount united out of the cup at the quarter-final stage. Carol Breen opened the scoring mid-way through the first half with Ashling Frawley doubling Wexford’s advantage early in the second half. Claire O’Riordan put the game beyond Peamount half way through the second half as Wexford progress to the semi-finals for a second consecutive year.
Last year’s runners up Castlebar Celtic booked their spot in the semi-final with a convincing 5-1 away victory over Douglas Hall LFC. Celtic raced into a two goal lead with Hall’s Ciara Desmond got Douglas hall back in just before the break. Aoife Brennan scored either side of half time with Katie Melly and Emma Hansberry wrapping up the scoring for Celtic’s big win.
Elsewhere, newcomers UCD Waves progressed to their first FAI Continental Tyres Women’s Senior Cup semi-final with a storming 9-0 victory over Lifford ladies on Saturday night. Waves raced into a four goal half-time lead with Orlagh Nolan, Caroline Thorpe and Aine O’Gorman all finding the net. O’Gorman bagged a second half hat trick with Julie Ann Russell added two, while Nolan also found the net to finish off the nine goal haul.
Source courtesy of: wnl.fai.ie
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